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3 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Jacynthe Cote appointed to the Board of Directors of Royal Bank of Canada

Prior to that, Ms. Cote served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto Alcan's Primary Metal business group, following Rio Tinto's acquisition of Alcan Inc. in Ms Cote joined Alcan Inc. in 1988 and she served in a variety of progressively senior leadership roles during her 26-year career, including positions in human resources, ... (more)

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Related Topix: RBC Financial Group, Banking, Financial Services, Rio Tinto, Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, Mining, Alcan

7 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Berkshire's Probable Q3 Strategy For Chicago Bridge & Iron

Chicago Bridge & Iron performed poorly between mid-June and mid-August, following a short thesis publication and the absence of the company's CFO on the Q2 conference call.

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Related Topix: Chicago Bridge and Iron, Construction, Industrial Machines, Business Wire, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

11 hrs ago | The First Perspective-Aboriginal

First Nations poised to emerge as leaders in Ring of Fire development

In July, on the day after the Ontario Court handed a victory to Cliffs Natural Resources against KWG Resources regarding a potential road into the Ring of Fire, Cliffs' legal representative flew to Marten Falls, an aboriginal community in the Ring of Fire region to explain the implications of the decision to the chiefs at their annual general ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cleveland Cliffs, Mining, Canada,

15 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Molycorp Is Worth $1.35 Per Share

Molycorp, Inc. announced a net loss of $84 million and cash burn of $80 million for Q2 2014, leaving the company with $157 million of cash on hand.

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Related Topix: Molycorp, Mining

18 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Precision Castparts Corp. VP Kenneth Buck Unloads 42,500 Shares

Precision Castparts Corp. VP Kenneth Buck sold 42,500 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 18th.

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Related Topix: Precision Castparts, Industrial Machines, Aerospace-Defense

23 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Zacks Downgrades Dynamic Materials to Underperform

They currently have a $18.40 target price on the stock. Zacks 's price objective would suggest a potential downside of 6.31% from the company's current price.

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Related Topix: Dynamic Materials, Industrial Machines

Thu Aug 21, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Century Aluminum Sets New 1-Year High at $22.71

Century Aluminum shares reached a new 52-week high during trading on Thursday , Analyst RN reports.

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Related Topix: Century Aluminum, Mining

AmericanBankingNews.com

Cliffs Natural Resources Director Acquires $98,760 in Stock

Cliffs Natural Resources Director Robert P. Fisher, Jr. bought 6,000 shares of Cliffs Natural Resources stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, August 21st.

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Related Topix: Cleveland Cliffs, Mining

Sydney Morning Herald

need2know: Stocks set to edge higher

Local shares are poised to edge higher at the open, bolstered by Wall Street which advanced on a slew of positive economic data and corporate news.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Home, Housing, Home Selling, BHP Billiton, Mining

Forbes.com

YieldBoost Mobile Mini From 1.7% To 9% Using Options

Shareholders of Mobile Mini, Inc. looking to boost their income beyond the stock's 1.7% annualized dividend yield can sell the November covered call at the $45 strike and collect the premium based on the 75 cents bid, which annualizes to an additional 7.3% rate of return against the current stock price , for a total of 9% annualized rate in the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Mobile Mini, Financial Markets

Daily Herald

Berkshire defies short seller by adding to Chicago bridge stake

As Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. plunged 22 percent in the second quarter, Berkshire snapped up additional shares of the engineering-and-construction firm.

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Related Topix: Construction, Industrial Machines, Chicago Bridge and Iron, Warren Buffett, Netherlands, World News

Seeking Alpha

Molycorp: Sans Oaktree Financing, Q1 2015 Bankruptcy Likely

For a company whose market capitalization is under $1 billion, Molycorp, Inc. sure has a lot of rabid interest.

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Related Topix: Molycorp, Mining

Seeking Alpha

Air Lease: A Disciplined Growth Company Even The Auburn Tigers Might Love

Scoping out the aircraft leasing industry and pondering the upcoming college football season, I was struck by how much Air Lease reminded me of the recent rise of the Alabama Crimson Tide.

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Related Topix: Alcan, Mining, Leasing

The Age

Ex-BHP chair Don Argus calls $16b demerger 'inspired'

Former BHP Billiton chairman Don Argus said the mining giant's controversial decision to spin off a $US15 billion resources company is "a very inspired move" and will create value in a suite of assets overlooked by the market.

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Related Topix: BHP Billiton, Mining

Wed Aug 20, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Commercial Metals Company VP Unloads 1,100 Shares of Stock

Commercial Metals Company VP Adam B. Batchelor unloaded 1,100 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 15th.

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Related Topix: Mining, Commercial Metals

Business Journal

BP, ConocoPhillips and others bid big for Gulf of Mexico drilling

BP PLC , ConocoPhillips , Chevron Corp. , BHP Billiton Ltd. and Venari Resources LLC were the most active bidders in the lease sale that drew high bids for 81 tracts covering 433,823 acres on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf offshore of Texas.

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Related Topix: BP plc, Oil & Gas, ConocoPhillips, Energy, Chevron Corporation, BHP Billiton, Mining

AmericanBankingNews.com

BHP Billiton Limited

BHP Billiton Limited announced a semiannual dividend on Wednesday, August 20th, Analyst RN reports.

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Related Topix: BHP Billiton, Mining

Reuters

Australia shares dip as investors dump BHP on spin-off fears

Australian stocks slipped on Wednesday as investors dumped shares of BHP Billiton after the global miner missed earnings expectations, though an upbeat finish on Wall Street helped temper losses as investors digested a raft of earnings.

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Related Topix: BHP Billiton, Mining, Financial Markets

Reuters

Mining giant Glencore makes good on pledge with $1 billion buyback

Diversified mining companies have vowed to control their spending and reward shareholders more after being criticized for years of squandering money on risky projects that resulted in multibillion-dollar writedowns as metals prices started to fall.

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Related Topix: Xstrata, Mining, Oceania, New Caledonia, World News

Fox News

Glencore Makes Good on Pledge with $1B Buyback

Commodities group Glencore became the first of the large miners to honor promises to return cash to shareholders, announcing a share buyback program of up to $1 billion as it reported forecast-beating first-half profit.

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Related Topix: Mining, Xstrata, Business News

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